Hoda Tahoun joins Korn Ferry

LOS ANGELES, May 27, 2014 — Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), a single source of leadership and talent consulting services, today announced that Hoda Tahoun has joined the firm as a Principal and member of the Travel, Hospitality & Leisure Practice, and the Global Real Estate Practice. She will be based in Korn Ferry’s New York office.

“We are thrilled to have Hoda on board. She brings an exceptional track record to Korn Ferry in travel, hospitality and leisure, advising domestic and global clients in making strategic, executive-level hires that will impact their business and growth plans” said Glen Schostak, Global Sector Leader, Hospitality, Travel & Level Practice, Korn Ferry. “Hoda’s consulting experience in leading talent management initiatives for global hotel operators and private equity groups that are focused in the hospitality sector are key to our specialty practice group.”

“Hoda is an important addition to our global real estate team. She offers expertise at the critical and growing intersection of real estate and hospitality where we see a significant opportunity to serve our global clients” said Anthony J. LoPinto, Global Sector Leader of Korn Ferry’s Real Estate Practice, and Managing Director of the Firm’s New York Region.

Prior to transitioning her career to executive search, Ms. Tahoun held senior roles in investment banking for 10 years both in the United States and the Middle East, where she advised clients, across a variety of industries, on corporate finance transactions, including: IPOs, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Private Placements.

Hoda received her Master’s in Business Administration, Management & Global Business from New York University, and a Bachelor’s of Science, Finance from Rutgers University, where she also completed a year aboard with the American University in Cairo, Egypt

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